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CartoDB map does not react to tap on Chrome Android [closed]

I Created a map with CartoDB When you click the polygon, an info window should appear. It works fine on desktop browsers, it also works fine on my phone with Firefox. It doesn't seem to work on my ...
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How to overlay a flat image onto google maps with two points of reference?

The Android API allows for images to be superimposed onto a map. To do so, the developer specifies a set of lat/long coordinates for an "anchor point" within the image, the width (or height) of the ...
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Show callout when my position is clicked

I am using the Esri ArcGIS sdk on android, and I am trying to do the following: Get my position When my position is clicked, show a callout So far i've been lucky in finishing the first one, by ...
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Calculating Speed of Android device in Navigation mode using ArcGIS Runtime SDK?

I am working on a Navigation App and I am using ArcGIS runtime sdk for this. It looks pretty straight forward and I was able to create a simple app. Now I want to calculate the speed of the device ...
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Posting UserCredentials with AsyncTask of ArcGIS for Android?

My problem is that I want to get JSON data from ArcGIS for Server For example: http://xxxx.com/arcgis/rest/services/Map/MapServer/legend?f=pjson I can get and read JSON data from this URL but if ...
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ArcGIS Online map labels do not appear in ArcGIS app for Android?

I have a map on ArcGIS online. The map shows labels just fine as you can see on my web map (http://bit.ly/1q7hc0h). The problem is that when I view the map on may Android device using the ArcGIS app ...
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Excellent app for OSM browsing on smartphone [closed]

I am looking for a decent app to browse OpenStreetMap on my Android smartphone in the offline mode. I have already bought OsmAnd+ and the Skobbler's OSM Navigation and Maps, and while their UIs are ...
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APIs to render custom WMTS source

We have a custom WMTS source which we want to show on Android and iOS. What would be my options to do this using native APIs (so no Leaflet or OpenLayers)? An ideal API not only shows the maps but ...
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Choosing GPS app to use for mapping bus routes? [on hold]

I am looking for a GPS app for android to capture waypoints and lines. I'm going to map the route buses and the stop points. Which GPS app is recommended for marking “points” and marking the “lines”?...
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How do i add online GeoServer layers on android mobile app [duplicate]

I am trying to develop an android app, and in this app I want to display a Google map and on this map I also want to add some layers on the Map which I have created from GeoServer. Basically my ...
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Image source of world political map for Google Maps overlay in Android?

I have searched a lot. But I am not able to find some high resolution image of world map showing countries in different colors without label, which I can slice and use to create tile overlay in my ...
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Android Tablet KML/KMZ App for polygons w/offline & GPS capabilities?

I am looking for an Android app which allows me to view and query polygons stored in KML and/or KMZ with a GPS point representing my location and offline capabilities. My KMZ files are being output ...
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Using custom map tiles with Google Map API V2 for Android.?

I'm looking for a way to use custom map tiles with the Google Map API V2 for Android. I'm writing an application that will create it's own maps in real time with data that are comming from a robot. ...
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Set initial extent programmatically Android

I need to dynamically set the extent when the map loads. I have graphics that are being added to the map layer and want the extent to allow all the graphics to be shown. Currently I am getting a min ...
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Looking for an android solution for offline kml/kmz file viewer with gps support

I have some KMZ files of cadastral maps. I need to fiscally go to the boundaries of my lands (parcels) and take a look at where they are with the gps and maps support. Some of these places are not ...
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How to create map tiles out of 25 images?

I am an absolute beginner of GIS and have the following situation: I need to create an offline map for Android, I have 25 pictures that represent a region that needs to be mapped in my application, I ...
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Adding points from JSON to ArcGIS for Android?

I am new to Android, the ArcGIS Platform and ArcGIS for Android. I need to load points (offline) from a JSON file (GeoJSON) onto the map which displays a local Tile Package (*.tpk) and shapefile.
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Any android application for field mapping with Google map in background

I need a android/iPhone app, through which I can draw point/line/polygon while survey only. The app should have facility to use Google satellite imagery or provision for uploading base maps. Please ...
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Looking for RMaps SQLite format details

Locus Maps and Rmaps Android maps support an offline sqlite Format called Rmaps. I am trying to find the format details and how its organized. I couldn't, is there any dependable documentation online?
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Looking for a good solution to have GPS position on KMZ files on Android platform

I'm looking for the best solution / app on the android platform to show my GPS position over a KMZ file, possibly offline. Here is what I've tried to do: Google Earth Android app I downloaded KMLZ ...
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Creating simple maps to view on Mobile devices? [duplicate]

My organization wants to create a few maps that will be interactive and viewable via phones (android, iphones,etc) and ipads. We already have a solution using Geocortex (Silverlight) for browser ...
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GPS tracking using smartphones [closed]

We're looking to launch a study that examines spatial behaviour on a university campus. Given the near ubiquity of smartphones among our study population, we're excited about the possibility of using ...
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Using ArcGIS sdk 10.2.2 for Android with gradle

Has anyone got the ArcGIS SDK from Esri to work with Android Studio(gradle)?. So far I have the done the following Extracted the ArcGIS Android SDK(10.2.2). Added the .so files (armeabi-v7a & x86)...
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Can Google Maps Android API display WMS layer?

I am currently making an app for my final career project, and I am trying to combine the layer of Google Maps and WMS layer that displays a map from a WMS server, helping me with ArcGis SDK for ...
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Why do the SHP lines in QGIS Android look jagged (very simplified)?

I use QGIS for more than five years. I'm trying to make my way with QGIS Android for a while now. For some time I experience the following problem with the "nightly build" 2.0.1-Dufour: the SHP lines ...
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Looking for Android, offline, mobile app for field campaign?

In the frame of an international project in agriculture monitoring, I have to propose a mobile app that will be used as a reference for field working. The minimum requirements of such an application ...
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Google maps marker is not getting displayed

I am trying to learn google map API. I see a map but I am unable to get a marker. Here is my code Activity public class HomeActivity extends Activity { @Override protected void onCreate(...
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How to capture accurate GPS points using mobile devices?

I'm currently working in Vietnam as a climbing guide, but am putting my GIS skills to use by doing a side project for the company involving the mapping of climbing routes. Along with another employee ...
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What is the difference between QGIS for Windows and QGIS for Android?

What is the difference between QGIS for Windows and QGIS for Android? Is the functionality the same?
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Are there any web services providing country border data?

I am an Android developer (working in Java) and want to write a geographical quiz game. The quiz will need a list of countries and will randomly choose one to highlight on a map (probably using Google ...
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Exporting directions from Google to KML?

I used Google to draw directions from one location to another location, but can't find a way to export it as KML so I can import it into my Android smartphone. Is there a way, or must directions be ...
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Spatialite android trigger problem

I am developing an android application that uses the database spatialite, I use this project to integrate the database on android https://code.google.com/p/spatialite-android/ It works normally, ...
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Add hot point in android application based on Arcgis SDK

I am working on an application based on Arcgis android SDK. Now I wonder if I can add the hot point like google map and etc. For example, not matter you use google map in pc or your phone, when you ...
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What class/types of smartphone chipsets support GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS AND have extended kalman filtering?

I've been testing several Android phones (all running Android 4+) Sony Xperia T, Moto G, Nexus and HTC 1 which are all giving decent tracks (all of which use GPS/GLONASS) However we are also using ...
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What is the best database for an online Android location app?

I am working on Android app for locating food places in my city. Using Google Map v2 api. App shows user his current location, and the closest food spots around him. I want to store location ...
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Aiming to retrieve source and destination from Android, use pgrouting dijkstra to find shortest path and display it back on Android

I have created an Android application that will accept source and destination from the user. It then calls a php page which takes in the lattitude and longitude of the destination and the source. I am ...
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QGIS on Android: Access files on Google Drive

I have a set of shape files that I keep updated on Google Drive. I have just installed QGIS on an Android tablet but I can not figure out how to get access to the google drive from the file menu. ...
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how do I install QGIS for Android?

I am new to Android (just brought a Nexus 7) and I am trying to get QGIS onto it but I can not find any installation instructions. I have found http://android.qgis.org/download/qgis-installer.apk and ...
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Navigation/Routing in 3D View On Android

I need to build a navigation/routing application in 3D view like sygic, what are the available options if any? Are there any existing open source or proprietary 3D mapping/libraries. I have checked ...
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consistency of cell phone gps readings

I want to record the location of each grave site in a cemetery for overlaying on Google maps. My Android cell phone (HTC Thunderbolt) reports an accuracy of between 10 meters and 25 meters. I'd like ...
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Minimum requirements (especially screen size) for QGIs - Android

I would like to try Qgis on Android devices, but before, I would like to know the minimum terminals requirements, and especially the screen size or resolution, what is the minimum screen size do you ...
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How can I draw georeferenced WGS84 grid on Android?

I'm planning to display a grid which is georeferenced and show the lat/long of the particular location depending on zoom level. I want to display something similar to what MOBAC has as an option ...
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Tools to write bus map?

I noticed that few cities provide a bus map for smartphones. As a result, tourists usually resort to just taking the subway instead because it's easy to figure out, although riding a bus is a better ...
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What kind of improvement can be done for raster tiles for mobile usage

We generate raster map tiles and deploy them in the server, then we use javascript in the client to request the tiles and re-organize them to map.(like google map and Openstreetmap). However this is ...
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Starting with OpenStreetMap for Android

My goal is to write an Android application where I could select a couple of points in the map and calculate shortest path between them based on my algorithms. I'm absolutely new to OSM and since ...
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set anchor for a PictureMarkerSymbol in arcgis android sdk

I am trying to create a PictureMarkerSymbolin arcgis android, however I found that the marker use the center of the drawable as the anchor point, is it possible to set the anchor? update: This is ...
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ArcGIS wmslayer select feature android

I am using ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Android and it supports wmslayer but there is no sample or code for selection feature with using wmslayer. My app shows the map getting data from my wms server. Do ...
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Android API - how get the car position (fixed to the road)?

All the android.location classes receives best REAL position of the GPS. Is that any way to get from Google navigation API the CAR position x,y - fixed (tighten, interpolated) to the closest road on ...
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Alternatives to Google Maps on Android Phone

Android phone has Google maps as its stock/default Maps, POI and Navigation app. What are other options that i have which can be used instead of Google Maps? One Obvious answer is OSMAnd. OSMAnd has ...
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Formula/ calculation for ESRI map coordinate conversion (meter to decimal degrees)

I'm new to ESRI mapping. I have a set of points in ESRI, with x, y, z coordinates, which I believe is in meters. I am now writing an Android program, and I do not want to depend on ESRI, thus I would ...